Flashes of Light on a Dark and Stormy Night


From 55 to 1,000 words, eleven different prompts, and six different writers challenge the reader to enjoy flashes of insight that all started with, “On a dark and stormy night…

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Flashes of Light on a Dark and Stormy Night
Super long title — Super short stories

Ever wonder where writers get their ideas?

Take a moment, and with flash fiction that’s about all it takes, to visit inside the minds of a group
of authors. What began as a brainstorming exercise for writers at Dog-Eared Pages bookstore’s
Friday Night Writes group, soon took on a life of its own. With a new prompt every month, this
collection of tiny tales grew to fill a book.

You’ll be amazed at the range of stories developed from the same prompt. One of the fun
benefits of anthologies is finding a new author whose voice you connect with. After reading a
few, see if you can pick out the distinctive writing styles of each author without looking at their
bylines and find a new favorite — or two — or three…